New Tablet Holders, Mounts Stress Versatility
By John Laposky On Feb 13 2012 - 5:01am
NEW YORK —
In response to the largest
growth quarter for tablet sales yet,
and the growing influx of tablets to the
enterprise market, solutions for holding,
mounting and moving tablets from space
to space are becoming a go-to add-on
sale for retailers.
’s has added the Flex mount
to its RingO universal tablet mounting
system. The wall mount is Vogel’s
first with fully adjustable swivel and tilt
functionality, and folds back discretely
less than 1 inch from a wall.
The RingO system features a tablet
holder that clips directly onto the tablet,
which then snaps securely onto
any of RingO mount. The Flex Mount
joins the existing RingO wall mount
and car mount.
Vogel’s said attaching the Flex
Mount to the wall is as easy as placing
one screw behind a wall plate.
Attaching and detaching the tablet is
accomplished by squeezing the side
buttons together, releasing the holder.
RingO also protects the back of an iPad when used with Apple’s Smart
Ruud Schaay, sales VP, commented:
“In an instant, your [tablet] can mount
on the living room wall as a weather
station, in the bedroom as an entertainment
system, or in the kitchen as a virtual
cookbook. We are very excited to be able to keep adding great mounts
to the ever growing family of the
all-in-one solution with its Spiderpodium
Tablet, designed to
secure all tablets and larger devices,
such as d-SLR cameras, to
almost any irregular surface.
The Spiderpodium Tablet
features eight flexible legs that
can wrap around almost any
shaped device to support or secure it
on almost any surface, such as on a
desktop, the back of headrest, a vent
on a dashboard, or a handle or shelf in
It folds flat for transport and storage
and is made of SoftTouch rubber in
white, black or graphite.
The Tablet retails for $34.99. A
smaller version for smartphones and
point-and-shoot cameras retails for $
19.99 and comes in pink, green, blue,
purple, black, white and graphite.
line has added the 360 Stand for iPad
2, a 360-degree rotating display that allows
the latest Apple tablet to be displayed
at any angle for optimal viewing.
The compact stand folds up for storage,
and features a black rubberized finish,
with an extra grip on the bottom for stability.
It’s shipping now at a suggested
retail of $20.